Yamuna Menon

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Connecticut State Director, Northeast Charter Schools Network

Hartford, Connecticut

Yamuna Menon is the Connecticut state director of the Northeast Charter Schools Network. She has more than a decade of community organizing and educational experience.

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Posted May 8, 2018

Opening These Two New Schools Would Give Connecticut Parents What They Deserve: A Choice

As we celebrate National Charter Schools Week across the country, we take note of how far we have come since…

By Yamuna Menon

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Posted May 22, 2020

With a Little Radical Imagination, We Can Prepare Our Students to Become Leaders

Early in the school year, after our daily Pledge of Allegiance, my fifth grader, Cassandra, asked, “Why are people mad when Colin Kaepernick kneels during…

By Joan Hurley

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Posted May 22, 2020

For My Family, Seeing Their First-Gen Latina Daughter Walk Across the Stage Would Have Been Everything

If I were a magician for a day, I would strike my wand and eliminate the memory of the coronavirus as well as its impact.…

By Karen Balbuena

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Posted May 22, 2020

Reopening Schools While Coronavirus Is Still on the Loose Is Ass-Backward

I swear this country is ass-backward. In last week’s Senate hearing, Dr. Anthony Fauci—the nation’s leading expert on the coronavirus pandemic—said outright, “… states will…

By Tanesha Peeples

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